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A critical evaluation of grid stability and codes, energy storage and smart loads in power systems with wind generation

Al kez, D., Foley, A., McIlwaine, N., Morrow, D. J., Hayes, B., Zehir, M. A., Mehigan, L., Papari, B., Edrington, C. S. & Baran, M., 26 Apr 2020, In : Energy. 117671.

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Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems for City Bus Applications

Blades, L., Douglas, R., Early, J., Lo, C. Y. & Best, R., 14 Apr 2020, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2020-01-1208.

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A Fast UV-Curable PU-PAAm Hydrogel with Mechanical Flexibility and Self-Adhesion for Wound Healing

Hou, Y., Jiang, N., Sun, D., Wang, Y., Chen, X., Zhu, S. & Zhang, L., 29 Jan 2020, In : RSC Advances. 10, 9, p. 4907-4915

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An Experimentally Validated Numerical Method for Investigating the Air Blast Response of Basalt Composite Plates

Süsler, S., Kurtaran, H., Türkmen, H. S., Kazancı, Z. & Lopresto, V., 2020, In : Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures. 27, 6, p. 441-454

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A single parameter approach to enhance the microstructural and mechanical properties of beta Ti-Nb alloy via open-air fiber laser nitriding

Chan, C. W., Chang, X., Bozorgzadeh, M. A., Smith, G. & Lee, S., 15 Feb 2020, In : Surface & Coatings Technology. 383, 11 p., 125269.

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Assessment of the Possible Reuse of Extractive Waste Coming from Abandoned Mine Sites: Case Study in Gorno, Italy

Mehta, N., Dino, G. A., Passarella, I., Ajmone-Marsan, F., Rossetti, P. & De Luca, D. A., 21 Mar 2020, In : Sustainability. 12, 6, 22 p., 12.

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A three-dimensional hierarchic finite element-based computational framework for the analysis of composite laminates

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L. & Pearce, C. J., 01 May 2020, In : Composite Structures. 239, 11 p., 111968.

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Atmospheric pressure microplasma for antibacterial silver nanoparticle/chitosan nanocomposites with tailored properties

Sun, D., Turner, J., Jiang, N., Zhu, S., Zhang, L., Falzon, B., McCoy, C., Maguire, P., Mariotti, D. & Sun, D., 20 Jan 2020, In : Composites Science and Technology.

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Automated mesh deformation for CAD models which exhibit boundary topology changes

Sun, L., Yao, W., Robinson, T. T., Armstrong, C. & Marques, S., 17 Apr 2020, (Accepted) In : AIAA Journal.

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Bilateral Gaussian Wake Model Formulation for Wind Farms: A Forecasting based approach

Dhiman, H. S., Deb, D. & Foley, A. M., 03 May 2020, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 127, 109873.

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Crushing Investigation of Crash Boxes Filled with Honeycomb and Re-entrant (auxetic) Lattices

Simpson, J. & Kazancı, Z., May 2020, In : Thin-Walled Structures. 150, 14 p., 106676.

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Effect of Mesh Quality on Flux Reconstruction in Multi-Dimensions

Trojak, W., Watson, R., Scillitoe, A. & Tucker, P. G., 12 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Scientific Computing. 82, 36 p., 77.

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Effects of Impactor Geometry on the Low-Velocity Impact Behaviour of Fibre-Reinforced Composites: An Experimental and Theoretical Investigation

Liu, H., Liu, J., Ding, Y., Zhou, J., Kong, X., Blackman, B., Kinloch, A. J., Falzon, B. & Dear, J. P., 11 May 2020, (Accepted) In : Applied Composite Materials.

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Evaluation of Crushing and Energy Absorption Characteristics of Bio-Inspired Nested Structures

Nikkhah, H., Baroutaji, A., Kazancı, Z. & Arjunan, A., Mar 2020, In : Thin-Walled Structures. 148, 106615.

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Evolution of the bearing failure map of pinned flax composite laminates aged in marine environment

Fiore, V., Calabrese, L., Scalici, T. & Valenza, A., 15 Apr 2020, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 187, 107864.

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Experimental Assessment of Short Cycling in a Hybrid Photovoltaic-Thermal Heat Pump System

Obalanlege, M. A., Mahmoudi, Y., Douglas, R., Bailie, D. & Davidson, J., 15 Jun 2020, In : Applied Energy. 268, 114916.

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Experimental Investigation of Strain Sensitivity for Surface Bonded Fibre Optic Sensors

Motwani, P., Perogamvros, N., Taylor, S., Sonebi, M., Laskar, A. & Murphy, A., 01 Mar 2020, In : Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. 303, 13 p., 111833.

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Experimental investigation on flame characteristics in a porous-free flame burner

Ghorashi, S. A., Hashemi, S. A., Mollamahdi, M., Ghanbari, M. & Mahmoudi, Y., 17 Feb 2020, In : Heat and Mass Transfer.

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Incorporating oral bioaccessibility into human health risk assessment due to potentially toxic elements in extractive waste and contaminated soils from an abandoned mine site

Mehta, N., Cipullo, S., Cocerva, T., Coulon, F., Dino, G. A., Ajmone-Marsan, F., Padoan, E., Cox, S., Cave, M. R. & De Luca, D. A., 30 Apr 2020, In : Chemosphere. 255, p. 1-14 14 p.

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Insight on water remediation application using magnetic nanomaterials and biosorbents

Abdel Maksoud, M. I. A., Elgarahy, A. M., Farrell, C., Muhtaseb, A., Rooney, D. & Osman Ahmed, A. I., 15 Jan 2020, In : Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 403, p. Volume 403, 15 January 2020, 33 p., 213096.

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Integration of mitigation and adaptation in urban climate change action plans in Europe: A systematic assessment

Foley, A., Grafakos, S., Viero, G., Riecken, D., Trigg, K., Viguie, V., Sudmant, A., Graves, C. & Heidrich, O., 01 Apr 2020, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 121, 20 p., 109623.

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Kinematics and Constraints of the Exechon Robot Accounting Offsets Due to Errors in the Base Joint Axes

P. C., L-C., Dai, J., Fu, R. & Jin, Y., Apr 2020, In : Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 12, 2, 14 p., 021109.

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Lidar assisted wake redirection in wind farms: A data driven approach

Dhiman, H. S., Deb, D. & Foley, A. M., 01 Jun 2020, In : Renewable Energy. 152, p. 484-493

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Liquefaction of Corn Husks and Properties of Biodegradable Biopolyol Blends

Briones, R., Rodrigue, J., Martin, P. & Cunningham, E., 01 May 2020, In : JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY.

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Microstructure and antibacterial efficacy of graphene oxide nanocomposite fibres

Matharu, R. K., Tabish, T. A., Trakoolwilaiwan, T., Mansfield, J., Moger, J., Wu, T., Lourenço, C., Chen, B., Ciric, L., Parkin, I. P. & Edirisinghe, M., 01 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 571, p. 239-252 14 p.

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Modelling and experimental validation on drilling delamination of aramid fiber reinforced plastic composites

Liu, S., Tao, Y., Liu, C., Jin, Y., Sun, D. & Shen, Y., 10 Jan 2020, In : Composite Structures.

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Modelling damage in fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite laminates subjected to three-point-bend loading

Liu, H., Liu, J., Ding, Y., Zhou, J., Kong, X., Harper, L. T., Blackman, B. R. K., Falzon, B. & Dear, J., 09 Jan 2020, In : Composite Structures.

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MoFEM: An open source, parallel finite element library

Kaczmarczyk, Ł., Ullah, Z., Lewandowski, K., Meng, X., Zhou, X-Y., Athanasiadis, I., Nguyen, H., Chalons-Mouriesse, C-A., Richardson, E. J., Miur, E., Shvarts, A. G., Wakeni, M. & Pearce, C. J., 25 Feb 2020, In : The Journal of Open Source Software. 5, 45

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Multifunctional load-bearing hybrid hydrogel with combined drug release and photothermal conversion functions

Jiang, Y., Yang, Y., Zheng, X., Yi, Y., Chen, X., Li, Y., Sun, D. & Zhang, L., 21 Feb 2020, In : NPG Asia Materials.

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Multi-margin drill structure for improving hole quality and dimensional consistency in drilling Ti/CFRP stacks

Jia, Z. Y., Zhang, C., Wang, F. J., Fu, R. & Chen, C., 01 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 276, 116405.

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Performance Assessment of a Hybrid Photovoltaic-Thermal and Heat Pump System for Solar Heating and Electricity

Obalanlege, M., Mahmoudi, Y., Douglas, R., Ebrahimnia-Bajestan, E., Davidson, J. & Bailie, D., Apr 2020, In : Renewable Energy. 48, p. 558-572 15 p.

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Performance of biochar as a catalyst for tar steam reforming: Effect of the porous structure

Buentello-Montoya, D., Zhang, X., Li, J., Ranade, V., Marques, S. & Geron, M., 01 Feb 2020, In : Applied Energy. 259, 12 p., 114176.

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Psychosocial predictors of outcomes up to one year following total knee arthroplasty

Belford, K., Gallagher, N., Dempster, M., Wolfenden, M., Hill, J., Blaney, J., O'Brien, S., Smit, A. M., Botha, P., Molloy, D. & Beverland, D., 13 Apr 2020, In : Knee.

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Representing financial data streams in digital simulations to support data flow design for a future Digital Twin

Murphy, A., Taylor, C., Acheson, C., Butterfield, J., Jin, Y., Higgins, P., Collins, R. & Higgins, C., 01 Feb 2020, In : Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. 61, 101853.

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Simulation of the Injection Stretch Blow Moulding Process: an Anisotropic Visco-hyperelastic Model for PET Behavior

Luo, Y., Chevalier, L., Monteiro, E., Yan, S. & Menary, G., 31 Jan 2020, In : Polymer Engineering and Science .

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